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By Paul S. Boyer, Clifford E. Clark, Karen Halttunen, Joseph F. Kett, Neal Salisbury

The long-lasting imaginative and prescient positive factors a fascinating narrative that integrates political, social, and cultural historical past inside a chronological framework. the 1st U.S. historical past survey to include sustained cognizance to cultural heritage, the textual content can also be recognized for its cutting edge insurance of public wellbeing and fitness, the surroundings, and the West--including local American historical past. The 6th variation offers elevated worldwide assurance and a brand new comparative characteristic, "Beyond the USA: international Interactions," which supplies a global context for major advancements within the usa. quite a number scholar orientated pedagogical features--including concentration questions and a web glossary--makes this variation much more available. The authors proceed to discover the iconic imaginative and prescient of the yankee humans, a imaginative and prescient they describe as "a shared selection to dwell as much as the values that provide desiring to America."

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2 Major Mesoamerican Cultures, c. D. 1519 The Aztecs consolidated earlier Mesoamerican cultural traditions. They were still expanding when invaded by Spain in 1519. presided over religious hierarchies extending throughout the states. D. At its center was a complex of pyramids, the largest of which, the Sun Pyramid, was about 1 million cubic meters in volume. Teotihuac´an dominated the peoples of the valley of Mexico, and its trade networks extended over much of modern-day Mexico. Although Teotihuacán declined in the eighth century, it exercised enormous influence on the religion, government, and culture of its neighbors.

Great Basin Indians such as the Shoshones and the Utes countered these trends by relying more heavily on piñon nuts, which they harvested, stored, and ate in winter camps. D. 500, when Indians in the region adopted the bow and arrow. C. Combining ivory, bone, and other materials, they fashioned harpoons and spears for the pursuit of sea mammals and—in the case of the Aleut—caribou. Through continued contacts with Siberia, the Aleut introduced the bow and arrow in North America. As they perfected their ways of living in the cold tundra environment, What significant values and practices did North American Indians share, despite their diversity?

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